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Dec 30, 2012 10:00am EST
. this reminds me of the yankee's technology questions. -- y2k technology question. we can only hope that a settlement happens here over the course of the next few days. if that does not happen, let's hope you're able to get it turned around early next year. >> are you preparing for possibly being someone who helps "solve the problem"? do you think the 130th congress might be voting on something bigger -- 113th congress might be voting on something bigger? >> i am not sure if a short-term deal will happen. most of those kinds of meetings tend to be theatrics unless there is a deal done. we're looking very much like this is going to be open and live in the first part of next year. -- and alive in the first part of next year. for those of us who are rookies, we will have no choice but to jump into the fray. the debt ceiling is looming. it was announced in the in the last couple of days. there is no question that we're going to have to have something done early next year. because more than a third of this body has been here for less than three years, that you will see this in your group of f
Dec 30, 2012 6:00pm EST
the united states. including manufacturers, universities, technology, pharmaceutical and biotech companies and innovators. as the provisions of the leahy 46 smith a.i.a. continue to take effect, the nation's infrastructure becomes much stronger, unleashing the full potential of american innovators and job creators. i ask unanimous consent to place the balance of my remarks in the record and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from virginia is recognized. mr. scott: i rise -- i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. smith: i rise -- mr. scott: i rise in support of h.r. 662, because it improves the america invents act. earlier this year, the house passed h.r. 6621 in a vote of 3088-89. the senate passed the legislation with an amendment by unanimous concept. now that the america invents act is law, our focus should be on how it can be improoveed. this is why i support h.r. 6621 because it accomplishes that very goal in s
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